Problem: A 193nm-wavelength UV laser for eye surgery emits a 0.500mJ pulse. (a) How many photons does the light pulse contain?

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(a) The number of photons

The number of photons is given by:

n=EpulseEphoton

Ephoton=hv=hcλ

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A 193nm-wavelength UV laser for eye surgery emits a 0.500mJ pulse. (a) How many photons does the light pulse contain?